March 2015

Standardization of the Colorectal Carcinoma Surgical Pathology Report

In 2010 Department of Pathology Siriraj Hospital had introduced a standardization program for reporting colorectal carcinoma. Then the completeness and accuracy of pathology reports were assessed. Slides were reviewed for accuracy of pT stage and rectal circumferential margin status. After standardization program the percentage of pT4 lesion...Continue reading →

Axillary lymph node ratio is an independent prognostic factor in Thai breast cancer patients

The number of metastatic lymph nodes to the total number of dissected axillary lymph nodes (lymph node ratio: LNR) is described as an independent prognostic factor in breast cancer patients, beside the traditional account of the number of axillary lymph node metastasis (pN stage). We investigated the correlation between LNR and prognosis among Thai...Continue reading →

The Many Faces (and Origins) of Adenocarcinoma in the Liver: Pattern Approach to Diagnosis on Small Tissue Samples

Focal liver lesions can be solitary or multiple, solid or cystic, congenital or acquired, and range from cysts, hamartomas, hyperplastic nodules and inflammatory entities to tumors and tumor-like lesions. The background liver may be normal or diseased. An algorithmic approach based on pattern recognition and cell profiling is outlined for the ...Continue reading →

Author : Aileen Wee , MB , BS , FRCPath , FRCPA* ,
Address of editorial Corresponce
✎  Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta, MD, Editor-in-Chief: Asian Archives of Pathology, Faculty of Science, Rangsit University, Pathumthani 12000, Thailand.
✉  Email address: asianarchpath@gmail.com, vorachai7@gmail.com